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# pfai - Tuesday 22 December, 2020

'We were very much on the wrong side of the Delaney ire for a number of years'
# Bad Relationship
# Bad Relationship

'We were very much on the wrong side of the Delaney ire for a number of years'

Dec 22nd 2020, 12:02 PM 37,434 Views 4 Comments

In part two of our series looking at the impact of the old FAI, we chat to Stuart Gilhooly of the PFAI.

# pfai - Thursday 10 December, 2020

The PFAI Young Player of the Year looks set for a move abroad
# Hot Prospect
# Hot Prospect

The PFAI Young Player of the Year looks set for a move abroad

Dec 10th 2020, 12:01 AM 7,304 Views 1 Comment

Hull City are among the teams being linked with a move for Ireland U21 international Danny Grant.

# pfai - Wednesday 2 December, 2020

Last year's winner Byrne up for PFAI Player of the Year with Lopes and Grant
# Recognised
# Recognised

Last year's winner Byrne up for PFAI Player of the Year with Lopes and Grant

Dec 2nd 2020, 1:30 PM 3,099 Views 0 Comments

Bohs winger Danny Grant has also been nominated for the Young Player of the Year award alongside team-mate Dawson Devoy and Brandon Kavanagh of Shamrock Rovers.

# pfai - Thursday 23 July, 2020

Irish clubs to take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter
# Cause
# Cause

Irish clubs to take a knee in support of Black Lives Matter

Jul 23rd 2020, 10:55 PM 4,592 Views 8 Comments

The PFAI confirmed the news in a statement ahead of the season’s resumption.

# pfai - Monday 16 March, 2020

Drogheda United did not consult players ahead of decision to stop wages
# Apology
# Apology

Drogheda United did not consult players ahead of decision to stop wages

Mar 16th 2020, 6:41 PM 6,721 Views 4 Comments

Club officials have apologised for how they handled the situation.

# pfai - Monday 21 October, 2019

5 Longford players feature on PFAI First Division Team of the Year
# Standouts
# Standouts

5 Longford players feature on PFAI First Division Team of the Year

Oct 21st 2019, 4:16 PM 3,456 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, there are two representatives from both Shelbourne and Drogheda.

# pfai - Friday 12 April, 2019

Uefa 'aware' of decision to withdraw State funding from the FAI
# From The Top
# From The Top

Uefa 'aware' of decision to withdraw State funding from the FAI

Apr 12th 2019, 3:36 PM 12,485 Views 15 Comments

Sport Ireland announced on Tuesday that they were to cease providing grants to Irish football.

# pfai - Thursday 11 April, 2019

'Something is rotten in the state of the FAI' - Players' body slam Association in remarkable statement
# Open Revolt
# Open Revolt

'Something is rotten in the state of the FAI' - Players' body slam Association in remarkable statement

Apr 11th 2019, 6:41 PM 8,648 Views 12 Comments

PFAI Chairman and Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers has called the FAI’s Oireachtas hearing a ‘new low point for Irish football.’

# pfai - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Double-winner Michael Duffy named PFAI Player of the Year following stellar season with Dundalk
# Take A Bow Son
# Take A Bow Son

Double-winner Michael Duffy named PFAI Player of the Year following stellar season with Dundalk

Nov 11th 2018, 9:58 AM 5,573 Views 2 Comments

It was a successful night for Dundalk with Stephen Kenny collecting Manager of the Year and Jamie McGrath named Young Player of the Year.

# pfai - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

PFAI calls on English and Scottish FA's to investigate 'all incidents of anti-Irish discrimination'
# Discrimination
# Discrimination

PFAI calls on English and Scottish FA's to investigate 'all incidents of anti-Irish discrimination'

Nov 6th 2018, 3:26 PM 5,649 Views 14 Comments

The PFAI and Show Racism the Red Card have stood in solidarity with James McClean and Neil Lennon.

# pfai - Thursday 25 October, 2018

'It's hugely disrespectful, I'm disgusted' - FAI criticised after declining to attend PFAI awards
# Snubbed
# Snubbed

'It's hugely disrespectful, I'm disgusted' - FAI criticised after declining to attend PFAI awards

Oct 25th 2018, 3:00 PM 32,951 Views 29 Comments

There has been ongoing tension between the FAI and the PFAI in recent times.

# pfai - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Dundalk trio will battle it out for PFAI Player of the Year
# Premier Division
# Premier Division

Dundalk trio will battle it out for PFAI Player of the Year

Oct 24th 2018, 5:50 PM 3,944 Views 7 Comments

Pat Hoban, Chris Shields and Michael Duffy have been named on the three-man shortlist, while the Premier Division Team of the Year has also been revealed.

# pfai - Friday 3 August, 2018

Communication shouldn't be so complicated for two organisations who share a canteen
# LOI
# LOI

Communication shouldn't be so complicated for two organisations who share a canteen

Aug 3rd 2018, 3:51 PM 9,423 Views 6 Comments

For the game’s senior bodies to ignore the standards they expect of others is pathetic, writes John O’Sullivan.

# pfai - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

FAI to provide the full €300k for League of Ireland emergency fund
# Financial Support
# Financial Support

FAI to provide the full €300k for League of Ireland emergency fund

Jul 31st 2018, 10:59 AM 3,499 Views 17 Comments

The association had originally proposed that it would split the payment with the PFAI.

# pfai - Thursday 26 July, 2018

PFAI 'astounded' after not being consulted by FAI over new €300,000 fund proposal
# Statement
# Statement

PFAI 'astounded' after not being consulted by FAI over new €300,000 fund proposal

Jul 26th 2018, 9:41 AM 4,762 Views 8 Comments

The players’ body said they were not informed of their expectation to pay €150,000 to a fund aimed at assisting players and clubs in financial trouble.

# pfai - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

FAI proposes €300k 'last resort' fund with PFAI to help clubs struggling to pay players
# LOI
# LOI

FAI proposes €300k 'last resort' fund with PFAI to help clubs struggling to pay players

Jul 25th 2018, 8:03 PM 12,193 Views 25 Comments

It comes in light of recent financial troubles surrounding Bray Wanderers and Limerick.

# pfai - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Limerick players vote in favour of strike action while club and players' union release separate statements
# Controversy
# Controversy

Limerick players vote in favour of strike action while club and players' union release separate statements

Jul 17th 2018, 10:09 PM 15,807 Views 19 Comments

Representatives of the club met with SIPTU and the PFAI today.

# pfai - Monday 16 July, 2018

FAI to impose sanctions on Bray Wanderers after failing to pay players before deadline
# Still Waiting
# Still Waiting

FAI to impose sanctions on Bray Wanderers after failing to pay players before deadline

Updated Jul 16th 2018, 9:51 PM 15,651 Views 28 Comments

PFAI general secretary Stephen McGuinness has indicated that strike action is likely to go ahead ‘if the commitments that were given aren’t adhered to’.

# pfai - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

‘As a group of players, we knew things had to change’
# Protest
# Protest

‘As a group of players, we knew things had to change’

Dec 27th 2017, 9:00 PM 24,625 Views 0 Comments

Áine O’Gorman reflects on what will likely be remembered as a landmark year for Irish women’s football.

# pfai - Sunday 19 November, 2017

Stunning season sees Sean Maguire named PFAI Player of the Year for 2017
# Success
# Success

Stunning season sees Sean Maguire named PFAI Player of the Year for 2017

Nov 19th 2017, 12:59 PM 11,040 Views 6 Comments

The Preston striker scored 26 goals in all competitions as Cork City claimed a first ever double in the club’s history.

# pfai - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

The nominees for PFAI Manager of the Year have been announced
# Awards Season
# Awards Season

The nominees for PFAI Manager of the Year have been announced

Nov 15th 2017, 8:24 PM 5,934 Views 19 Comments

John Caulfield, Stephen Kenny and Keith Long have made the shortlist.

# pfai - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Dundalk have more players than champions Cork City in PFAI Team of the Year
# Best XI
# Best XI

Dundalk have more players than champions Cork City in PFAI Team of the Year

Nov 9th 2017, 11:59 AM 5,868 Views 12 Comments

Four Dundalk players and three from Cork City in team selected by players’ vote.

# pfai - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

Opinion: 'No interest in women's football? Yesterday's public reaction proves otherwise'
# Ireland WNT
# Ireland WNT

Opinion: 'No interest in women's football? Yesterday's public reaction proves otherwise'

Apr 5th 2017, 3:18 PM 18,410 Views 50 Comments

Elaine Buckley and Emily Glen respond to some readers’ comments after yesterday’s extraordinary press conference.

Women's national team boycott training as they prepare for meeting with mediator over FAI row
# WNT
# WNT

Women's national team boycott training as they prepare for meeting with mediator over FAI row

Apr 5th 2017, 12:43 PM 17,188 Views 64 Comments

“The players have not taken this decision lightly.”

# pfai - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Fighting for fairness, Ireland stand together on a landmark day for women’s football
# WNT
# WNT

Fighting for fairness, Ireland stand together on a landmark day for women’s football

Apr 4th 2017, 8:07 PM 10,382 Views 25 Comments

Standing up and standing together, as the players demand improvement treatment from the FAI.

FAI told players going public would 'damage women's football and its future development'
# WNT
# WNT

FAI told players going public would 'damage women's football and its future development'

Apr 4th 2017, 5:29 PM 6,827 Views 20 Comments

PFAI solicitor Stuart Gilhooly revealed a series of emails between the players and FAI at today’s press conference.

'They are the dirt off the FAI's shoe': Women's national team demand improved treatment
# Standing Up
# Standing Up

'They are the dirt off the FAI's shoe': Women's national team demand improved treatment

Apr 4th 2017, 1:23 PM 26,730 Views 84 Comments

14 members of the squad were present at a press conference this morning as they outlined the conditions they play under.

# pfai - Sunday 30 October, 2016

PFAI awards for Dundalk and Cork City as Player of the Year winners are announced
# Recognition
# Recognition

PFAI awards for Dundalk and Cork City as Player of the Year winners are announced

Oct 30th 2016, 12:05 AM 6,801 Views 3 Comments

To no great surprise, Dundalk boss Stephen Kenny also picked up the Manager of the Year award.

# pfai - Thursday 27 October, 2016

All the Kennys shortlisted for PFAI Manager of the Year
# Namesake
# Namesake

All the Kennys shortlisted for PFAI Manager of the Year

Oct 27th 2016, 4:23 PM 5,681 Views 8 Comments

The men in charge of Dundalk, Derry City and Bray Wanderers are up for the award.

# pfai - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Dundalk and Cork City dominate PFAI Team and Player of the year shortlist
# Awards Season
# Awards Season

Dundalk and Cork City dominate PFAI Team and Player of the year shortlist

Oct 18th 2016, 2:40 PM 5,494 Views 9 Comments

There’s also plenty of recognition for newly-crowned First Division champions Limerick.

# pfai - Tuesday 12 January, 2016

Ireland World XI features Luis Suarez but not Neymar
# Alternative
# Alternative

Ireland World XI features Luis Suarez but not Neymar

Jan 12th 2016, 5:00 PM 9,380 Views 11 Comments

The PFAI members voted for a team with a decidedly stronger Barcelona flavour and no Bayern Munich representatives.

# pfai - Thursday 22 October, 2015

We'll leave it there so: Holohan to headline, Walsh flies to the States and all of Thursday's sport
# Sports Round-up
# Sports Round-up

We'll leave it there so: Holohan to headline, Walsh flies to the States and all of Thursday's sport

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:23 PM 9,682 Views 3 Comments

Plus New Zealand name their XV for the World Cup semi-final.

# pfai - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Footballer charged with anti-doping violation involving recreational drug use
# Anti-doping
# Anti-doping

Footballer charged with anti-doping violation involving recreational drug use

Oct 21st 2015, 4:05 PM 18,260 Views 0 Comments

The player will contest the charge.

# pfai - Sunday 19 April, 2015

'Clubs aren't paying enough and it's a huge issue but we're trying to turn it into a positive'
# Domestic Matters
# Domestic Matters

'Clubs aren't paying enough and it's a huge issue but we're trying to turn it into a positive'

Apr 19th 2015, 8:55 PM 24,063 Views 28 Comments

Shaun Elebert of the PFAI speaks to The42 about a new jobs programme for footballers in Ireland.

# pfai - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

The PFAI has removed blog post defending convicted rapist Ched Evans
# Anger
From TheJournal.ie
# Anger

The PFAI has removed blog post defending convicted rapist Ched Evans

Nov 18th 2014, 10:10 AM 21,027 Views 145 Comments

The article appeared on the association’s website.

# pfai - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Christy Fagan scoops PFAI Player of the Year
# Gong
# Gong

Christy Fagan scoops PFAI Player of the Year

Nov 8th 2014, 1:54 PM 1,654 Views 0 Comments

Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan and Stephen Kenny were also winners at last night’s ceremony at the Gibson Hotel.

# pfai - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Dundalk, Cork City and St Pat's make up entire PFAI Team of the Year
# Awards Season
# Awards Season

Dundalk, Cork City and St Pat's make up entire PFAI Team of the Year

Oct 21st 2014, 3:54 PM 4,484 Views 8 Comments

Richie Towell, Christy Fagan, Colin Healy and Paddy Hoban have been nominated for Player of the Year meanwhile.

# pfai - Monday 4 February, 2013

Ailing Paul Gascoigne confident he can recover, says players chief Taylor
# Gazza
# Gazza

Ailing Paul Gascoigne confident he can recover, says players chief Taylor

Feb 4th 2013, 1:06 PM 1,849 Views 4 Comments

The former footballer was filmed trembling and speaking incoherently at a charity event last week.

# pfai - Thursday 10 January, 2013

Ireland finish third in FIFPro tournament
# League Of Ireland
# League Of Ireland

Ireland finish third in FIFPro tournament

Jan 10th 2013, 4:57 PM 1,987 Views 0 Comments

Pat Scully’s side beat Finland in the third/fourth place play-off at the FIFPro tournament in Oslo.

# pfai - Monday 7 January, 2013

PFAI names squad for Norway tournament
# Airtricity League
# Airtricity League

PFAI names squad for Norway tournament

Jan 7th 2013, 6:06 PM 1,424 Views 0 Comments

The annual FIFPro tournament for out-of-contract footballers takes place in Oslo on Thursday.

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